Welcome to Thorpe Mandeville Parish Council's website which provides information about...

- what we do and your local services
- events
and news, when we have some (including HS2 construction matters)

Please use the search facility or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest website update: News item regarding footpath closure.

LATEST HS2 CONSTRUCTION NEWS (last updated 19 June 2022)

- HS2's mobile visitor centre will be attending the village on 28 June (see the news item on 16 June for more information.)
- HS2 are in contact with local authorities regarding an extensive increase in their working hours. See the news item dated 19 March.
- The website news item dated 30 March advises the long term closure of Banbury Road.
- HS2's planting of 5500 trees over a hectare of land immediately north of the village, east of Banbury Lane has been deferred from March 2021 until spring 2022. The primary purpose is to screen the railway, not as a sound barrier.
- A planning application has been submitted by HS2 to create temporary roads diverting traffic away from the B4525 and the Sulgrave Road, accessing Magpie works compound. The project is known as 'Greatworth T'.
- The peak HS2 traffic period for the B4525 is 18 months from early 2022 when the peak daily average HS2 traffic is projected at 500 HGVs and 1000 other vehicles per day in addition to normal traffic.
- HS2 lodged a Schedule 17 planning application in September 2021 incorporating the extension of the Greatworth tunnel into our parish with a portal north of Banbury Road.
- An HS2 Schedule17 planning application regarding Lower Thorpe Viaduct was lodged in October 2021.

THE LATEST GENERAL NEWS ITEMS ARE SHOWN BELOW. EARLIER NEWS ITEMS CAN BE FOUND AT THE 'NEWS' BUTTON IN THE LEFT HAND MARGIN ABOVE.

Latest News

HS2's AG10 Footpath Closure Notification

HS2's AG10 Footpath Closure Notification

HS2 has announced that the bridleway BB12 (renamed AG10 when it goes into Culworth parish) which goes east of Hill Farm northwards, almost to Culworth Mill and Trafford Bridge, will be fully closed in its northern AG10 section from 25 July until 2024.
It will still remain possible for this bridleway to link up with the east/west Edgcote/Culworth bridleway AG9 before the closed section is reached.
The HS2 notification is attached:

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:01 by Maurice Cole

HS2 Mobile Visitor Centre Visiting The Village

HS2 Mobile Visitor Centre Visiting The Village

THe HS2 mobile visitor centre will be attending the car park of The Three Conies on Tuesday 28 June between 4.00pm and 7.00pm.
This is an opportunity to meet our local HS2 engagement manager and other HS2 team members, finding out more about the project as well as being an opportunity to express concerns. Maps and plans will be on display.

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:42 by Maurice Cole

Neighbourhood Alert

Neighbourhood Alert

Northampton Police are promoting Neighbourhood Alert a free messaging service that allows Northamptonshire Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other partner organisations keep people informed about relevant issues in their area.

Once you've signed up you'll receive information about crime and suspicious activity where you live or work - helping to prevent and detect crime and anti-social behaviour. Details can be found from the following link: More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:27 by Maurice Cole

Thorpe Events

JUNE 28: The HS2 mobile visitor centre will be at The Three Conies car park from 4.00 to 7.00pm, providing an opportunity to get updates on HS2 progress and imminent works.

JULY 4: Holy Communion Service, 11.00am. Rev'd Celia Parkes will be officiating

JULY 25: Parish Council Meeting, 7.00pm in the village hall. All parishioners are welcome to attend.

JULY 31: Benefice Book of Common Prayer Mass, 11.00am. Rev'd Nick Leggett will be officiating

AUGUST 7: Holy Communion Service, 11.00am. Rev'd Nick Leggett will be officiating

NOTE: As customary, no Parish Council meeting is scheduled for August.

Contacting us

Please use this link to contact us by email. The Council operates a policy of transparency and all correspondence with the Parish Clerk or Parish Councillors may be disclosed at a public meeting of the parish council. Additionally, information contained in all correspondence may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or other legislation and therefore confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

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